Guidelines and Code of Conduct (In-person Conference Attendees)
Before Leaving Home
Follow relevant guidance provided by the World Health Organization (WHO), or your local health authority.
Adhere to government issued travel restrictions and guidance issued by the region you will be travelling to and the region you are travelling from.
Evaluate your own health and that of people you are in close contact with; contact the meeting/event organizers if you have concerns.
Stay home if you feel sick.
On-site During the Event
Follow guidance from your local health authority, for everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses including:
Washing hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, or an alcohol-based sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
Avoiding touching eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
Covering your nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing. Throw used tissues in the trash.
Cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
Agree to have your temperature taken before entering the meeting/event venue, if required by the event’s organizers.
Agree to wear a mask or facial covering, if required by the event’s organizers.
Adhere to social distance protocols put in place by the event’s organizers and respect others’ personal space.
Contact the event’s organizers at any time, if you feel unwell or are experiencing flu-like symptoms.
Based on current contact tracing advice from many health authorities, if you test positive for COVID-19 up to 14 days after returning home, please contact the meeting/event’s organizers to advise them.